Monthly Archives: March 2011

What do you want?

A lot of things have come together in the last day or so to really re-enforce for me that Community is where I am headed. But episode #356 of http://www.thesurvivalpodcast.com has really challenged me this morning to explicitly say what … Continue reading

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Living in community here

So, we got a phone call at 2 am from a new friend at church. She was having contractions 5 minutes apart and they have only been here about 2 months and going to our church for about a month. … Continue reading

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rantings

Here is a new link for a site that collects news reports Im not seeing in other places. http://www.rantburg.com/

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How to enter community

I am gonna have to stop quoting from Vanier or I might as well copy and paste the whole darn book! These quotes are from “Community and Growth”. I am up to the 3rd chapter, and every couple of paragraphs … Continue reading

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How to know you are called to Community

Someone asked how do you select those who will be a part of the community? First, I love what the Northumbria Community and others do, in that anyone can be a member of the heart. Through their prayer and participation … Continue reading

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A Communities Directives

Ive been mulling the details and broad outlines of starting a community. First things being first, these are the heart and soul rules I have come up with for a fictional community. All of the other decisions from finance to … Continue reading

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Community purpose

I believe that a community, in order to be a community, must serve a higher purpose than their own existence. They must fulfill Christ’s command to feed the hungry, heal the brokenhearted, comfort the afflicted, visit the imprisoned and free … Continue reading

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